NBA Finals 2011: 3 Mavs Players Who Need to Turn It Around to Win Game 2

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NBA Finals 2011: 3 Mavs Players Who Need to Turn It Around to Win Game 2
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Game 1 of the 2011 NBA Finals is officially in the books with the Miami Heat defeating the Dallas Mavericks 92-84, taking a 1-0 lead in the best of seven series.

The first game of a series is typically used by both teams as an opportunity to feel each other out and to adjust to what the opposition is doing, and this game was no different.

At times, there were stretches of excellent defense, while other times explosive offense took over.  And Game 1 was not without sloppy play, either.

Ultimately, the Heat took care of business on their home court, leaving the Mavericks searching for answers to how they are going to leave Miami with a split of the first two games.

Aside from Shawn Marion, who for most of the night looked like the best player on the floor for Dallas, no Mavericks player played particularly well.  Even Dirk Nowitzki had a rough go of it in Game 1.

Here are three Mavs who must turn it around if Dallas wants to have a chance at winning Game 2.

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